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Ex-Israeli PM Sharon rushed to intensive care

Ariel Sharon, who has been in a deep coma for 10 months, has been transferred to intensive care due to a heart infection.

india Updated: Nov 03, 2006 17:13 IST

Former Israeli prime minister Ariel Sharon, who has been in a deep coma for 10 months, was transferred to intensive care on Friday due to a heart infection, the hospital treating him said.

"Former Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon was transferred this morning from the Sheba Medical Center department of respiratory rehabilitation to its intensive care unit, due to a weakening of his condition," it announced.

"Sharon contracted an infection that is affecting his heart and will receive intensive treatment to combat the infection. At this point, his condition is stable," added the hospital, in Tel Aviv, providing no further comment.